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My Model UN Experience

My Model UN Experience

Hannah Browning, Columnist
February 6, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Events, Showcase, Uncategorized

Contrary to what a couple of my classmates seem to think, Model UN is not a fashion club. Model United Nations is a club or, in some schools, a class, where students pretend to be a delegate from a country and have conferences similar to those of the United Nations where they try to pass resolutions...

Homecoming Royalty: Superficial or Superb?

Haylee Haupt, Columnist
January 19, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Features, Showcase, Uncategorized

Horizon Honors’ homecoming is coming up on Jan. 28 from 7 p.m. - 11 p.m. at the Four Points Sheraton Hotel, and the homecoming court nominees have just been announced: Freshman: Prince - Roman Corey, Dacotah Hyde, Giovanni Marquex Princess - Jordan Cook, Camryn Dunn, Samantha Garcia Sopho...

Horizon Honors’ Choirs Usher in Holiday Cheer and an Audience

Addy Bennett, Editor of Campus Life
December 13, 2016
Filed under Campus Life, Events, Showcase, Uncategorized

Anticipation spread through the crowded audience the night of the choir concerts as parents and siblings readied their recording devices. At 6 p.m., Cori Jo VanderLey, choir director, lead her students out onto the stage and introduced them before they began to sing. To kick off Horizon Honor’s winter concert...

FIDM Club Lookbook

FIDM Club Lookbook

Haylee Haupt, Columnist
December 9, 2016
Filed under Campus Life, Clubs, Showcase, Uncategorized

FIDM (Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising) Club consists of a group of students who are interested in fashion and modern trends. This past weekend, they created a lookbook together. Each student brought two outfits for a photoshoot in Tempe. I asked the students in the club about the shoo...

Student Spotlight: Joey Vitagliano

Student Spotlight: Joey Vitagliano

Haylee Haupt, Columnist
December 9, 2016
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Campus Life, Featured People, Music, Showcase, Uncategorized

Joey Vitagliano, also known as Joe Vito, is a senior at Horizon Honors whose music career has been taking off. Joey won second place as a soloist in Alice Cooper’s Annual Christmas Pudding on Nov. 18 and is working on his third EP at the moment. His music can be described as a mix of indie, folk, and al...

Teachers Tell You How to Study for their Final

Teachers Tell You How to Study for their Final

Hannah Browning, Columnist
December 9, 2016
Filed under Campus Life, Events, Showcase, Uncategorized

Finals can be one of the most stressful experiences in high school and middle school. In a tough class where you have difficulty with short quizzes, a test on everything you’ve done in a semester can seem overwhelming and impossible. That’s why I’ve asked some teachers at Horizon Honors for their adv...

Horizon Honors’ Secondary Bands Toot Their Own Horns

Horizon Honors’ Secondary Bands Toot Their Own Horns

Pradyoth Velagapudi, Columnist
December 4, 2016
Filed under Campus Life, Events, Showcase, Uncategorized

On Wednesday, Nov. 30, the Wind Ensemble, Concert Band, and Symphonic Band had their semester concerts. For the first time, the Wind Ensemble and Concert Band had combined performance pieces, though they each had their own individual pieces as well. First, the Wind Ensemble and Concert Band tuned and warmed up on...

What Are You Thankful For?

Haylee Haupt, Columnist
November 23, 2016
Filed under Campus Life, Featured People, Showcase, Uncategorized

Below is a video of students and teachers answering the question, “What are you thankful for?” There were many different responses, some funny, some serious, but overall each person had something to be thankful for, and in the end that's all that matters. Make sure you share what you're thankful ...

Sadie Hawkins Plays Ball

Sadie Hawkins Plays Ball

Hannah Browning, Columnist
November 23, 2016
Filed under Campus Life, Events, Showcase, Uncategorized

Students enjoyed dancing and hanging out with their friends at this year’s Sadie Hawkins dance. Unlike last year’s Sadie’s, this dance was sports themed instead of something more formal. In addition to this, the dance was held outside instead of in the MPR. For only $7, students could dance, play ...

Want to Save a Life? Donate Blood!

Hannah Browning, Columnist
November 16, 2016
Filed under Campus Life, Events, Showcase, Uncategorized

Horizon Honors will be hosting their blood drive on Mon. Nov. 21. It will be held in the multipurpose room from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. People scheduled to donate blood will go to the multipurpose room and check in; walk-ins are welcome, too, but they may be unable to donate blood immediately. They will fil...

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